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Why Man City assets underwhelmed in 2-1 win over Bournemouth

Man City 2-1 Bournemouth

  • Goals: David Silva (£7.3m), Gabriel Jesus (£9.8m) | David Brooks (£6.1m)
  • Assists: Silva | Callum Wilson (£7.4m)
  • Bonus Points: D Silva x3, Jesus x2, Brooks x1

Manchester City assets largely let the Fantasy Premier League community down on Wednesday evening as they limped to a 2-1 win over Bournemouth.

There had been plenty of interest in their attacking options for a meeting with one of the division’s worst defences since the restart, but Pep Guardiola’s rotation policy had the last laugh.

Raheem Sterling (£11.8m) and Kevin De Bruyne (£10.8m) were at the heart of that, coming into Gameweek 36+ on 20% and 11.5% respective backing for the captaincy among the top 10,000 Fantasy managers, and both inside the five highest for effective ownership at that level too.

However, with Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on the horizon, which, to be fair to him, Guardiola has been talking up as a game he will factor into Premier League selections, there was a glut of key men named on the bench against Bournemouth.

“(The FA Cup semi-final is factored into the selection) a little bit but some of the players are going to play on Saturday. Every game since lockdown I rotate five or six players.” – Pep Guardiola


Sterling backers will perhaps be the most frustrated as he came on to play on the right-hand side of the front-three at half-time, shifted to a centre-forward role in the 77th minute but barely had a sniff all afternoon and scored just one point. That was his first appearance at the Etihad Stadium since the restart to feature a blank.

However, there was a potential silver lining for De Bruyne owners as he remained on the bench, kept fresh for the FA Cup encounter, allowing anyone who captained or selected him to get points for their vice and/or first substitute. That is sure to cause some interesting roughs and smooths in Gameweek 36+. Make sure you let us know about them ahead of the next Scoutcast.

To be honest, De Bruyne’s absence from the pitch on Wednesday evening was one of many reasons why Manchester City were ultimately outplayed on the own turf for the first time in a long while.

Across the 90 minutes, Bournemouth bested their illustrious hosts for shots, shots in the box and big chances, thanks to some predictably shoddy defending from a centre-back pairing of John Stones (£5.3m) and Nicolas Otamendi (£4.8m). In fact, the Cherries even broke the Premier League record for most goal attempts registered at the Etihad Stadium, and fewest conceded there, during Guardiola’s time in the Premier League. 

“It was a really difficult game, they played really well. We could not control it. Their high pressing was good. It was a difficult game.” – Pep Guardiola

It was these carefully timed forays into home territory that really stunted the attacking potential of Manchester City’s midfield and front-three, which featured Phil Foden (£5.5m) once more, making his fourth successive start at the Etihad Stadium.

But, unfortunately for the Englishman’s 6.4% ownership, he was a largely peripheral figure with David Silva (£7.3m) and Gabriel Jesus (£9.8m) the only two Manchester City options to offer much for their backers.

The two players nearly combined for an opening goal in the third minute when Jesus was played through on the right by an excellent Ederson (£6.0m) throw forward. The Brazilian dispatched a great ball across the box that fell just beyond Silva.

The Spaniard reminded Fantasy managers of what he could deliver in the Gameweek 38+ meeting with Norwich in the fifth minute when he curled a clinical free-kick under Aaron Ramsdale‘s (£4.4m) crossbar. While he may have to compete with De Bruyne for such responsibilities against the Canaries, it will, of course, be his last Premier League game at the Etihad on that occasion, which may allow Silva to pull rank.

The fact that Manchester City’s diminutive number 21 has now scored in every home match since the Premier League restart is, on its own, arguably good enough justification to include Silva in a Gameweek 38+ squad.

Less involved around the penalty box than he would have liked, thanks to Bournemouth’s plucky determination of field-position, Silva was about his business again in the 38th minute. He slid Jesus into the box, who stepped to the right of Steve Cook (£5.0m) and coolly buried his effort into the bottom right-hand corner of the net.

Sterling’s introduction for Bernardo Silva (£7.6m) at half-time was a cause for renewed hope after a subdued first period… but it was not to be.

Between then and full-time, there were no more than three moments when Manchester City might have added to their lead, but none of them involved Sterling in any real sense.

In the 71st minute, Silva played Jesus in, who was brought down by Cook and won a penalty. However, the video assist referee revealed that the Brazilian’s trailing leg had landed on the Bournemouth defender, overturning the decision and robbing Fantasy managers of a chance to see who would take the spot-kick in De Bruyne’s absence.

Shortly after that, Jesus fired an effort back across goal following a Foden through-pass, the ball sailing past the post. That was the striker’s last involvement before Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m) took to the field in his place, shifting Sterling into a central role for the front-three.

After that tactical switch, Foden was the only Manchester player who went close, showing some nice feet at close-range by the near post before Ramsdale did enough to smother a point-blank shot.

Littered between those sparing chances for the home team, were the reason why they struggled to get any rhythm going forward: Bournemouth’s constant desire to create problems of their own.

Josh King (£6.1m) was the man asking questions in the first half, helped in his efforts by Dominic Solanke‘s (£5.1m) spirited pressing of Manchester City’s centre-back pairing.

After the former Liverpool man had won a 33rd-minute free-kick on the edge of the box, Junior Stanislas (£5.8m) nearly found the back of the net, his effort hitting the post, then Ederson’s head, and the woodwork once more.

But Eric Garcia (£4.5m) coming on to replace right-back Kyle Walker (£5.6m) at half time, and in the introduction of Callum Wilson (£7.4m) and David Brooks (£6.1m) played the biggest part in Bournemouth’s second-half onslaught, potentially even earning some Fantasy attention for the two players.

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It was Brooks who fed King at the back post when he found the net but was adjudged to be offside and the Welshman was the man to get the Cherries’ deserved goal in the 88th minute.

Wilson sprung through on the right-hand side, squaring to a completely unmarked Brooks in a central location, who was left to provide a routine finish under virtually no pressure.

A minute later, Wilson almost got the equaliser as a loose ball squirted in his direction and he struck it wide on the turn.

With Southampton (home) and Everton (away), their final two matches of the season, and Premier League survival on the line, there could be worse punts to take a risk on than Bournemouth assets, especially considering the recent performances.

As we’ve already discussed, the Cherries probably could have, and should have, come away from the Etihad Stadium with a point, so with their win over Leicester and two goals at Old Trafford, there’s every chance they could get at least some attacking returns in the last two Gameweeks.

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Mendy (Zinchenko 77′), Otamendi, Stones, Walker (Garcia 46′); Fernandinho, Gündogan (Rodri 68′), D Silva; Foden, Jesus (Mahrez 77′), B Silva (Sterling 46′).

Bournemouth XI (4-5-1): Ramsdale; Rico, L Kelly, S Cook, Stacey; J King (H Wilson 77′), Billing (Surridge 90′), Lerma, Gosling (L Cook 70′), Stanislas (Brooks 69′); Solanke (C Wilson 69′).

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1,314 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    A. Tarkowski
    or
    B. Maguire

    PS. Got Pope.

    1. Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I am torn between these two as well. I may do Maguire to Tarkowski but just not sure. Don’t trust United’s defence to be honest! Would rather load up on attack?

    2. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      a

    3. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      A. Don't trust United defence. I'm also going to be doing the same Burnley defensive double-up if I choose not to go for Salah this GW.

    4. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      A

  2. jia you jia you
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Trent + KdB + Sterling + Mahrez + Abraham = 3pts
    This game!

    1. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Harshh

    2. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      KDB didn't play so you should count your 1st sub's point as well

  3. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Hey fam! TAA & Nketiah to

    A. Ings & Kevin Long

    B. Wood & Tarkowski

    1. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I’d say B

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers mate

    2. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      A for me

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers mate

    3. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Why Kevin Long and not Bardsley or Pieters ??

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Norwich are awful in the air recently! I think there's a chance for Tarkowski & Long to get a goal maybe!

  4. Mac90
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Will Foden start against Watford?

    He starts every 1
    in 2 matches. So if
    he doesn't start in FA Cup
    surely against
    Watford then?

    I mean doesn't it seems he
    just starts every home match
    because of the fixtures
    (starting from LIV home)

    1. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Would like to think so but his form is so horrendous right now that I wouldn’t be surprised if he doesn’t start a game again. Might play Bernardo more often now

  5. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Martial or Pulisic? Maguire or Tarkowski? Choose two!!

    1. bigbudgie
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Martial Maguire

    2. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Martial Tarkowski for sure!!

  6. HUATSHOOTER
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sell sterling for kdb for gw37? Or keep ster?

    1. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Probably keep. KDB will play close to 90 in the fa cup and sterling will have limited minutes again. So going into GW37 they'll have played similar minutes this week.

      1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Sterling will play all 90 if they need him to

  7. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Would you sell TAA or Stevens this week? I've Egan as well!

    1. MidTableFantasy
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      TAA for me, spread more value around. I fortunately got rid of him this GW, unfortunately it was for Tarkowski's 2 points 🙂

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers mate

  8. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Hopefully Holgate starts and returns as 1st sub for Kdb

    Do we expect Dilva to sit away to Watford and start home to Norwich?

    Mahrez and Vardy to Dilva and Jesus paid off (so far) but captaining Willian didn’t

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Might play both by the looks of it... Played 90 today, which makes him a question mark for the cup game

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Suspect he gets both 37 and 38 now

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        cheers

    3. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I'm guessing DSilva will only get GW38 now. Owner.

    4. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Expect D.Silva to get ~60 mins in either the semi or GW37 (more likely) and then the majority of the GW38 game with maybe a symbolic substitution for a youngster near the end.

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        after he gets to take the token penalty!

        1. Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yup, expecting that too. Can visualise City getting a pen and KdB giving the ball to Silva as a farewell gift.

  9. wulfranian
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Pick 2 for the last two games:
    a)Tarkowski
    b)Kola
    c)Keane
    d)Bertrand
    e)Aurier

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Tarkowski.. As for the rest: flip a coin. Aurier might need break from football within the next two weeks though, so I would avoid him

      1. wulfranian
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        cheers

  10. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    KDB essential for 37 and 38?

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Not essential no.. Good pick? Yes

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      He’s essential for the other City assets.

      Dilva Sterling KdB could be devastating

      1. Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Would you pick KdB over Mahrez and Jesus for GW38?

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yep

          He gets that match - both Mahrez and Jesus could miss it or just see limited minutes. KdB hasn’t missed many minutes at all this year - roulette winner

          1. Rover
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Cheers, just looking out for other opinions than mine below on this topic. Very helpful that we will probably get a leak as to who does start that game.

            I do expect a full strength side though, with Sterling, Jesus, Mahrez, KdB, D.Silva. Would that affect your choice, if they all start?

    3. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I'd actually argue that he is anti-essential. I don't expect him to start against Watford after the FA Cup game. And in GW38 I'd rather have the likes of Sterling, Mahrez, Jesus, D.Silva over him. Especially because I expect Silva to be on pens for that game.

  11. Boom Boom's Loveshack
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Best burnley defender if I can't afford Tarkowski?

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Pieters

      1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        U don't fancy a stronger header of the ball vs norwich?

        1. GuenDoozy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 7 days ago

          who do you propose? I think Bardsley/Pieters not known for headers

    2. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      When are you using BB?

      1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        37

  12. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Green arrow with 32 points on fh. Sad sad gw. Hopefully Bruno cap can save the day.

  13. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Any suggestions for this lot? 1ft, 0.5m itb. All chips used.

    Schmeichel
    Taa Doherty Aurier
    Salah kdb Bruno Mahrez
    Rashford Jimmy greenwood

    Martin Foden Taylor Ngakia

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Save and use 2 for 38

      1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Or Schmeichel to Pope

        1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Or Sterling to Salah.. Sorry for spamming mate

          1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Obviously meant Salah to Sterling

            1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Which you can't.. Sorry again. Long day at work.

              1. Disturbed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Haha thanks bud. Inclined to save and have 2 fts for 38. Hoping greenwood and Taylor are fit. Cheers

  14. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Have a team for 37 but worth using a FT for bench option?

    Ederson (Hendo)
    Boly Digne Egan
    Martial Bruno Mo KdB Dilva
    Greenwood Jim (Tammy)

    Tark could come in and relegate Digne perhaps. Other option is Ings. Not really interested in Burnley attack

    A Tark
    B Ings
    C Hold

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Save

    2. MidTableFantasy
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Nothing too pressing, nice team

  15. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Aurier owners...

    Any plans for if he misses the last two games?

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Play my bench

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Taylor* + Saiss (che) for me so not sure what to do or whether it’s worth a hit to replace

        1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Saiss has a good fixture in 37.. A hit for a defender rarely makes sense for one gameweek only

  16. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Are we expecting Klopp to rotate now with 100 points out of reach?
    Salah has been super wasteful the last 2 games

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Klopp needs redemption for sure..

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        redemption for what...?
        think he'll give Lovren and Lallana starts in one of the games if he knows they're leaving
        Minamino and Keita too imo

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Keita's first team rn but I see what u mean, tried to give Ox a run out instead today but under performed again

          1. HMC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Keita should be playing regularly especially with Hendo injury. Ox hasn't performed so well since the restart, but guess Klopp is trying to get more goals since Bobby can't hit a barn yard in 2020

    2. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      on another day he gets a brace in both games... im not so sure wasteful, i guess just off-colour

    3. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Yeh although maybe not vs chelsea. Newcastle could be crazy tho

  17. jia you jia you
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Play 2 next GW?
    A. Greenwood (WHU)
    B. Wood (nor)
    C. Tark (nor)
    D. PVA (wol)
    E. Ings (bou)

    1. Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Personally I like ings and Tarkowski but people may disagree!

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Tark and Ings

      Nice comeback. Having a better run I see mate - until today 🙂

      1. jia you jia you
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        yeah, this GW a shocker mate... need Ings(C) to deliver!

  18. vincentwsho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    What order to play these 3 players? Will play 1 and bench 2. Already have Pope.

    1) Foden (wat)
    2) Taylor -> Bardsley (nor)
    3) Ritchie (bha)

    Put Taylor as my first sub for KDB instead of Ritchie... such a poor week

    1. vincentwsho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Will play one player and bench two

  19. trafalgarlaw
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    What to do here ? Very need advice, leading just 16pts in ML
    1FT, 0,9ITB, no chips left

    Pope
    TAA Doherty AWB
    Bruno Salah Mahrez KDB
    Nketiah Greenwood Vardy

    Martin Willian Saiss Lascelles

    A. Vardy, Salah -> Ings, Sterling (-4)
    B. Vardy, Willian -> Ings, Dilva (-4)
    C. Greenwood, Salah -> Ings, Martial (-4)
    D. Just Vardy to Ings
    Or other moves

    Thx mate

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Can you do Salah and Willian to
      Sterling and Martial?

      1. trafalgarlaw
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Already have 3 MU mate 🙁

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Sorry never spotted AWB maybe A so. I am looking at something similar
          Salah and Foden
          To Sterling and 8.2
          Richarlison exact amount but I said I wouldn’t go there again 🙂

          1. trafalgarlaw
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah tempted with A, cheer mate

  20. GuenDoozy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Best Taylor replacement upto 4.5?
    A) Bardsley
    B) Pieters
    C) Bednarek
    D) O'Connell

    Also have Pope for Burnley CS coverage

  21. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Do ye think Doherty start the last 2 games?

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      In English this time.
      Will Doherty start the last 2 games of the season?

      1. Balls of Steel
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Yes, think he will start both after his rest

  22. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Anyone started drafting 20/21 team ?

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      The attack we have no with a few cheap promoted defenders if affordable?

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        pretty much

    2. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Too early without positions and prices

    3. Arctic monkeys
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      No, just want to get over with this season and a huuuuuge rest off FPL. Starting to dislike it a bit

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        i know the feeling, a few weeks off will do us good

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Thought about it a bit

      Think a really good price point will be 9.5 up top, plenty of likely lads there.

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        KDB certainly wont be that price again!! Do you know what date the new season starts?

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Talking about 12 September I think

          Ings
          Jim
          Martial
          Werner
          Firmino

          They must all be there or thereabouts.

    5. bigbudgie
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Might just go the whole season with no City - avoid these rotation nightmares.

      5 subs on top of that now!

  23. Snipez21
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Can upgrade Giroud to any striker For last 2 GWs with 2FTs, already own Jesus.

    A. Auba (Villa, WAT)
    B. Kane (LEI, cry)
    C. Ings (bou, SHU)

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      A

    2. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      A

    3. Balls of Steel
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Surely A, Watford, Villa goals galore

  24. Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Who scores the most from this lot over the last 2 GW?

    A) VVD (CHE) + AWB (lei)
    B) Holgate (shu + BOU)
    C) Tarkowski (nor + BHA) [-4 points]

  25. seewhyaxe
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    omg.

    Raz (C) + KDB + Mahrez + TAA + Doherty = 7 points with bench boost active.

    1. bigbudgie
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Brutal

    2. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Those first 3 were bad picks this week. We were warned.

      Taa and Doherty meh. Everyone has them.

      You were warned.

    3. MidTableFantasy
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Bench boost also backfired for me, KDB and potentially Greenwood not playing :/

  26. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Jimenez' baby due on the same day as the palace game according to my calculations.
    His wife posted on May 25th, "31 weeks" which could potentially mean the 20th is her 39th week of her pregnancy.

    Makes the decision on whether to sell him or Vardy more difficult..

    1. juho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Great detective work!

      I'll probably sell Vardy to enable a proper 5th mid in 38 for BB chip

    2. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      That's scary research, I doff my hat, are you a bookie? if not you should be.....

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        hahaha, maybe I should switch career

    3. Balls of Steel
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Ooh very interesting statistic, that is fuel for thought!

  27. SAY MY NAME
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    so when does next season start?!

  28. bigbudgie
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    That last minute Burnley goal was an unbelievable kick in the gonads, that's twice now double Wolves CS gone in the dying seconds of the game.

    1. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I expected nothing less from Mike "The spur" Dean.

  29. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    55 with Antonio, Vardy and Digne to play!!!

    FH boast! Phew!

    1. Fitzy.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Boast away mate, great score, and great captain choice!

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers!

    2. Balls of Steel
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Not half bad, nice captain pick 😉

    3. Setpiecemad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      54 here with Antonio Wan Bissaka Digne and Fernandes to play

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Excellent!

    4. Mac90
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      amaziinng

  30. SiSenor
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Pulisic + Giroud > Martial + Ings?

    1. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Yes